Westminster Abbey Gets Hockney-Designed Stained Glass Window

The 81-year-old British artist took inspiration from the Queen's love of the countryside and the landscape of his native county of Yorkshire.

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LONDON (AP) — A stained glass window by artist David Hockney, based on a design he sketched on an iPad, was unveiled Wednesday amid the marble and monuments of London’s ancient Westminster Abbey. The Queen’s Window was commissioned to celebrate the long reign of Queen Elizabeth II and depicts a landscape of blossoming hawthorn trees in hues of blue, green, yellow, orange, pink and red. The 81-year-old British artist, known for his depictions of sun-dappled Los Angeles…

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